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Longing For Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa

Beard, Peter

ISBN 10: 0811821056 / ISBN 13: 9780811821056
Published by Chronicle Books, 1998
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Title: Longing For Darkness: Kamante's Tales from ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: 1998


Book Condition:Fine

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Isak Dinesen and the land and people she loved are nowhere so real and compelling as in Longing for Darkness, written by Dinesen's majordomo, Kamante, and now boasting a smart new cover. Readers familiar with Out of Africa may recognize many of the enchanting stories. These celebrated tales and others are retold here from Kamante's perspective and are enhanced with his own drawings and letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard. Writes Beard, "Over a period of 12 years, as if divesting himself of his possessions, Kamante put down the extra dimensions of truth which are at the heart of Out of Africa."

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Peter Beard first visited Africa in 1955 when he began working n his expansive collection of articles and photographic essays. His books include Longing for Darkness a tribute to the life of Karen Blixen, The End of the Game, and Eyelids of Morning: The M

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen, 1885-1962) is the author of Out of Africa and other classic works of literature.

Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis (1929-1996) discovered Longing for Darkness through her friend Peter Beard, and read the tales to her children.

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